Who We Are
Northeast Clean Power is a new product offered under the CTCleanEnergyOptions (CCEO) program that is available to all residential and commercial Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) and United Illuminating (UI) electric customers. Northeast Clean Power supports a minimum percentage of renewable energy delivered to participants from New England Renewable Energy resources. The minimum number of RECs delivered from New England sources will be 2.5% in 2014, 1.5% in 2015, and 1% in 2016 and could include wind, solar, sustainable biomass, landfill gas and other renewable resources. Other renewable energy for the Northeast Clean Power program will be sourced from Regional RECs as defined in Connecticut Public Utility Regulatory Authority Docket No. 10-05-07.
New England RECs are defined as a REC meeting the definition of Conn. Gen. Stat. Section 16-1(a)(26) Class I Source that is located in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.
Regional RECs are defined as a REC meeting the definition of Conn. Gen. Stat. Section 16-1(a)(26) Class I source that is located in the following states of Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
For detailed information about specific renewable projects supported through Northeast Clean Power, please visit Projects Supported page to learn more.
Northeast Clean Power is provided and managed by 3Degrees.
Northeast Clean Power is an approved product under the CTCleanEnergyOptions (CCEO) program. The CCEO program provides Connecticut residents and businesses with a quick and easy way to support renewable energy through their electric bill.
3Degrees is a clean energy supplier that provides energy from local wind, biomass, landfill gas and other renewable facilities for Northeast Clean Power through the purchase of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). 3Degrees is committed to the development of a low-carbon, renewable energy economy and has been named the Non-Utility Green Power Supplier of the Year by the U.S. Department of Environmental Protection an unprecedented seven years (2007 – 2011, 2013, 2014).